The Alpaca Business

About Alpacas at Windy Hill

Alpacas at Windy Hill is a full-service breeding and boarding facility located on 25 acres of prime agricultural property in the rolling hills of Ventura County, California. Sunshine and cool ocean breezes provide an ideal environment for the health and well-being of our alpacas.


We specialize in fine Alpacas, but offer a full range of investment choices for new buyers as well as seasoned alpaca breeders in both Suris and HuacayasAlpacas at Windy Hill is home to over 200 alpacas, making us the largest alpaca ranch in California


Our customers come first. We strive to help you make the right decisions for your short and long term goals with Support and Guarantees.


Alpacas at Windy Hill is the largest working alpaca ranch in Southern California.  We offer both suri and huacayas. We strive for the highest quality in our breeding stock. Our goal is to provide future alpaca ranchers with fleece and alpacas that will sell for high dollar value and create a thriving alpaca industry.


Are you curious about the possibility of starting an Alpaca Business?

Maybe you

...want to live in the country and escape the "Rat Race" like we did

..have children you would like to raise with animals,

...are interested in sustainable farming with livestock

are nearing "retirement" and want something productive to do

...are looking for a more tangible investment than the stock market provides and need some real tax relief...


It's even possible to get your herd started with no property of your own--you can board your alpacas here and we will teach you everything you need to know to be successful!


Quality Alpacas…with Potential

-Alpacas at Windy Hill strives to provide a spectrum of color and style in our alpacas that rivals any in California.

-We offer alpacas suitable for the small starter ranch as well as the National show ring.

-We offer a wide variety of top grade herdsires, both suri and huacaya.

-We select for excellent breeding records and bloodlines, creating stock with the best potential for quality and longevity.

-We offer comprehensive consulting in alpaca care, ranch management, business start-up, and fiber arts. (See Conversations with Cindy)


Care… with Love

-We are alpaca breeders first, because we love alpacas.

-We are on-site 7 days a week, and also have Livestock Protection Dogs and full security fencing.

-Our alpacas are our friends. We treat them with respect, and love to hear back from our customers as to how they are doing.

-We take personal time with each cria and adult alpaca to ensure that they are comfortable being handled.


Sales…with Integrity

-We welcome the consultant of your choice to review animals you are considering for purchase.

-We recommend a pre-purchase exam with all sales by an independent veterinarian of your choice.

-Insurance is important to protect your investment. We can make recommendations.

-Our best pricing is often for junior herdsires and maiden females.


Guarantees…that Work

-Alpacas at Windy Hill strives to meet or exceed industry standard guarantees.

-Our goal is for the customer to be happy with sales and service at all times.

-We believe in full disclosure with no surprises!


Terms…We will work with you

-Although not every seller that we broker for can offer terms, many of our alpacas can be sold on time.

-Our most common set of terms begins with as little as 25% down with current competitive interest rates.


Support…Once a customer, then a friend

-In keeping with our desire to provide good alpaca education, Alpacas at Windy Hill offers ongoing support for all customers.

Owners of boarded alpacas are encouraged to visit often and learn valuable skills. We welcome owners to participate in day-to-day ranch life.

-We hope to help provide new owners with confidence in their herd management skills.

-Our customers have preference for boarding and breeding.

-We offer our boarders assistance in the sale of their alpacas.

-Customer referrals are available on request.


Environment…Our location is considered ideal

-Our mild coastal climate provides a low-stress breeding environment all year.

-We are happy to offer free breeding consultation on any female or male in our program.


Whatever your interest in the Alpaca Business, we are available to help you explore it.

Let's plan a meeting soon to learn more about the business.

See our Alpaca Consulting Services.


Alpacas at Windy Hill ~ Cindy Harris ~ Alpaca Ownership with a Safety Net

7660 Bradley Rd.  Somis, CA 93066 ~ ~ ~ (805-) 907-5162

Easily accessible from LAX, Burbank& Santa Barbara Airports

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